Authors & Illustrators

Gisele Wulfsohn

Gisele Wulfsohn is a noted international photographer whose work concentrates on portraiture, education, health and gender issues. She studied Graphic Fine Art and began her photographic career as a darkroom assistant at The Star newspaper. After working as a staff photographer at The Star for 4 years she moved into magazine work. She was a member of AFRAPIX, a photographic agency that documented social issues around the anti-apartheid struggle. She subsequently went freelance. Since the late 1980s she has documented various HIV/AIDS awareness issues and her features and portraits have been published internationally in publications such as Der Spiegel, Marie Claire (UK, Germany, Poland, Hong Kong), The Lancet, Los Angeles Times, Mother Jones, The Economist and The Christian Science Monitor. Locally her work regularly appears in magazines such as MarieClaire, Leadership and Sawubona. She has worked for various NGOs such as the Nelson Mandela Foundation, Mindset, NBI (National Business Initiative) and SAGA. Her photos have also appeared in children’s books such as "One Child, One Seed Big Book: A South African Counting Book" and she also produced "Bongani's Day: Child's Day Series: From Dawn to Dusk in a South African City".
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